Sketches of North Carolina: Historical and Biographical, Illustrative of the Principles of a Portion of Her Early Settlers

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R. Carter, 1846 - 557 Seiten
 

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The history is a 1912 reprint of the 1846 first edition by Rev. W.H. Foote, which is a history of Presbyterians in North Carolina from first settlement up to 1840. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 83 - Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads ; we went through fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.
Seite 334 - Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant? he that walketh in darkness, and hath no light, let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.
Seite 83 - I will go into Thy house with burnt offerings : I will pay Thee my vows, Which my lips have uttered, And my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.
Seite 83 - O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard: 9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and sufFereth not our feet to be moved.
Seite 38 - ... 4. Resolved, that as we now acknowledge the existence and control of no law or legal officer, civil or military, within this county, we do hereby ordain and adopt as a rule of life all, each and every of our former laws — wherein nevertheless the Crown of Great Britain never can be considered as holding rights, privileges, immunities, or authority therein.
Seite 38 - That we do hereby declare ourselves a free and independent people ; are, and of right ought to be, a sovereign and self-governing association, under the control of no power, other than that of our God, and the General Government of the Congress : — to the maintenance of which independence, we solemnly pledge to each other, our mutual co-operation, our lives, our fortunes, and our most sacred honor.
Seite 70 - States, the great republic of the world, should recognize that Cuba is and of right ought to be a free and independent State.
Seite 223 - For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Seite 39 - That whatever person shall hereafter receive a commission from the Crown, or attempt to exercise any such commission heretofore received, shall be deemed an enemy to his country...
Seite 260 - That, as we now acknowledge the existence and control of no law or legal officer, civil or military, within this County, We do hereby ordain and adopt as a rule of life, all, each and every of our former laws, — wherein, nevertheless, the Crown of Great-Britain never can be considered as holding rights, privileges, immunities or authority therein.

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